Rachel Baird

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How to Get More Followers on Instagram: 13 Reliable Ways to Grow Your Audience

Instagram can be a highly-targeted, visual advertising channel for your brand and an opportunity to build a loyal audience that grows with your …

Marketing

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Ground to Air: 2

The smoke clears and the deafening roar subsides as another round is sent downrange while the Marines with 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, load …

Secrets to Buying and Selecting Fabric

Image Source: http://bit.ly/SHuvuk<p>In my near-three years of blogging, the number 1 question I get asked is “Where do you get your fabric?!” People …

how to sew a welt pocket

<i>Note: The welt pocket seems intimidating if you’ve never tried to sew one before. Sometimes color photos can help decipher details and give an</i> …

There's a call to add thousands more Marines. Here's how it might work

There could be 3,000 more Marines in uniform next year as Congress weighs boosting the size of the service — but one of the Corps' top leaders said …

17 surprising products or services Google bans from advertising

On Wednesday, Google was praised for banning ads for payday loans from its site.<p>"This change is designed to protect our users from deceptive or harmful financial products," David Graff, Google's director of global product policy, David Graff, wrote in a blog post.<p>Other restrictions by Google, like …

Guns

US Navy SEAL killed by ISIS in Iraq firefight identified

A U.S. Navy SEAL killed by Islamic State militants during an "extremely heavy, extremely intense" firefight with U.S. forces and Kurdish Peshmerga troops in northern Iraq Tuesday was identified Tuesday evening by Arizona's governor.<p>He was identified Tuesday evening by Gov. Doug Ducey as Charlie …

Military

Dunford Awards 4 Purple Heart Medals at Fire Base Bell in Quiet Ceremo

In a quiet, low-key ceremony yesterday, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff awarded Purple Heart Medals to four Marines wounded during the …

Making a kilt

<i>[From Bobbie Suttie, images copyright Jan Bruyndonckx and used with permission]</i><p>A Kilt is basically a pleated, wrapped skirt. The back half of the …

Tailoring Alterations Price List

Since I get so many items tailored and am always asked about how much alterations cost, I’ve compiled a pricing guide below. I hope this is helpful …

Marines in Iraq technically not in combat but still getting some

Who says there are no U.S. combat troops in Iraq?<p>From their newly established firebase at Makhmour, Marines are providing artillery support for both …

Backstory: Behind the terror takedown

When a U.S. special operations team suddenly surrounded the car carrying the Islamic State's second in command, he was given the split-second option of surrendering. Instead, he began firing.<p>"He made a bad choice," a senior military source told Fox News.<p>Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, also known …

Al-Qaeda

U.S. official says Marines expanding combat role in Iraq

WASHINGTON — The American combat role in Iraq appeared to expand on Thursday as U.S. Marines operating from a small outpost provided targeting …

Second attack on U.S. firebase in Iraq

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For the second time in three days, the first U.S. military firebase in Iraq has come under attack from ISIS. The base, known as Firebase Bell, came under small arms fire from a group of about 10 ISIS fighters who also attacked a nearby U.S./Iraqi installation at Makhmur in …

Islamic State (ISIS)

U.S. sets up firebase in Northern Iraq

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Marine killed in an ISIS rocket attack in Iraq on Saturday was at the first American firebase that had only become operational a few days earlier CNN has learned.<p>The existence of the firebase had not been made public. The Pentagon had planned to acknowledge the firebase this week, a …

Military

More Marines headed to Iraq to fight ISIS after rocket attack

The U.S. is sending a detachment of Marines to Iraq following a deadly attack on a coalition base in northern Iraq that left one Marine dead and …

US deploys more troops on the ground in Iraq to fight ISIS

Washington has sent a detachment of US Marines to Iraq to bolster the fight against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terror group. The …

US to send troops to Iraq frontlines

<b>US military commanders in Iraq are devising plans to move American troops closer to frontlines as Iraqi forces gear up to retake the northern city of</b> …

6 Secrets for a Supreme Squat

What's the ultimate test of overall strength?<p>Is it the bench press? Thousands of determined commercial gym warriors would certainly agree.<p>What about …

Workouts

The Real Science of Squat Depth

Ass-to-Grass vs. Parallel Squats<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Ass-to-grass squats just aren't optimal. They lead to joint issues, constant …

Biomechanics
Hypertrophy

The Texas Method—One of the Best Ways to Bust Through Strength Plateau

The Texas Method (TM) is a strength training program renowned for its ability to provide intermediate to advanced lifters (those with 18-24+ months …

Extreme Sports

Brain Archives

Dr. Loretta Graziano Breuning has spent her life helping people understand and optimize their mammal brains AKA our “inner animals.” She’s done so as …

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